Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service Vacancy: Clinical Lead

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About the role

Salary: £33,500 – £38,500 depending on skills and experience (pro rata) plus 5% employer pension.

Hours: The role is for a minimum of 14 hours per week (to include Wednesday 9.15 – 12 noon); there is the option for additional hours and or face-to-face clinical hours if desired.

Contract: Permanent

Job description

Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service is an award winning organisation offering long term services to disadvantaged and vulnerable women and girls.

Established in 1982 and funded by Leeds City Council, the NHS and a range of charitable trusts we work with around 150 clients a week.

We are seeking a thoughtful, kind, experienced woman as our new Clinical Lead

This role is at the heart of the Service working closely with frontline staff, managers, the CEO and clinical trustees providing strategic and operational leadership to ensure / inspire excellence.

Located at Portland Street, Leeds LS1 3DR

We are seeking someone who is keen and ready to have influence across a service.

The successful candidate will have significant expertise in the field and be committed to provision of support for those who traditionally do not access psychological therapies.

Applications are invited from female counsellors or psychotherapists with full UKCP Registration / BACP Accreditation (or equivalent) and significant relevant experience.

Applications are invited from a broad spectrum of women (Genuine Occupational Qualifications apply under the Equality Act 2010).

Posts are subject to DBS checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer and all applications are considered on merit.  However, applicants from women from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities are particularly welcomed as this group is under represented in our staff team

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Tessa Denham on 0113 245 5725

Application packs may be downloaded from www.womenstherapyleeds.org.uk  

Or by an email request to info@womenstherapyleeds.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 29 July 2019, 10am

Planned interview dates: 5, 12, 13 or 14 August 2019

WCTS provides long term individual and group psychological therapies for Leeds women and girls on a low income with long-standing moderate to severe mental health needs.

We provide a general service together with a range of further specialised projects working with mothers, girls, isolated communities and community leaders, and work in partnership with others.

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Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

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